Mr. Edmund J. Corboy
Austin Chemical Company, Inc.
1565 Barclay Boulevard
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089
RE: The tariff classification of 2-Benzothiazolol (CAS No. 934- 34-9) from Japan.
Dear Mr. Corboy:
In your letter dated December 14, 1994, you requested a
tariff classification ruling for 2-benzothiazolol (Chemical
Name - 2(2H)-benzothiazolone) which is a chemical intermediate.
The applicable subheading will be 2934.20.8000, Harmonized
Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), which provides for
other heterocyclic compounds: compounds containing a
benzothiazole ring-system (whether or not hydrogenated), not
further fused: other. The rate of duty will be 3.3 cents per
kilogram plus 15.2 percent ad valorem.
This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Section
177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).
A copy of this ruling letter should be attached to the entry
documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If the
documents have been filed without a copy, this ruling should be
brought to the attention of the Customs officer handling the
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport